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Merrick County Nebraska Property Tax

$1,487.00 33rd of 93

Median Property Tax In Merrick County, Nebraska


Median Home Value In
Merrick County, Nebraska

1.88% 13th of 93

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Merrick County, Nebraska

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Merrick County is $1,487.00 per year, based on a median home value of $78,900.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 1.88% of property value.

Merrick County collects very high property taxes, and is among the top 25% of counties in the United States ranked by property tax collections. Of the ninety-three counties in Nebraska, Merrick County is ranked 33rd by median property taxes, and 13th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Property Tax Tip Note: Due to the complicated and varied methods used to calculate property tax in different counties, the best way to compare property taxes between jurisdictions is through median property tax values. If you need to calculate the exact tax due on your property, contact the Merrick County Tax Assessor.

Merrick County's Property Tax Is Higher Than Average

33rd out of 93

By median yearly property tax

13th out of 93

By percentage of median home value

46th out of 93

By percentage of median income

You can see how Merrick County (highlighted in green) compares to the ninety-three other counties in Nebraska with the bar chart above, sorted by median property tax in dollars. For a visual map of county property tax rates in Nebraska, see our Nebraska county property tax map.

Property Tax Tip Remember: Real estate prices also play a large part in which Nebraska counties have the highest and lowest median property taxes. Higher-valued properties will generally have higher taxes, even if the median percentage of home value levied as property tax is different. For comparisons, you can also use Percentage Of Home Value.

Merrick County is located in Nebraska, which is ranked 17th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Merrick County's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

792nd out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

136th out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

715th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Nebraska as a whole compares to the rest of the states, check our our interactive state-by-state property tax map. You can find statewide statistics on the Nebraska property tax page.

We have real estate tax tax information for a total of ninety-three Nebraska counties in addition to Merrick County. Choose any county from the list below, or see Nebraska property tax by county to see property tax information for all Nebraska counties on one page. To compare county tax rates with an interactive color-coded map, see our Nebraska property tax map.

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Merrick County Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Merrick County are the responsibility of the Merrick County Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Central City, Nebraska.

If you need to pay your property tax bill, ask about a property tax assessment, look up the Merrick County property tax due date, or find property tax records, visit the Merrick County Tax Assessor's page. Applications for the Merrick County homestead exemption, any property tax appeals, and applications for a current use tax reduction must also be submitted to the Merrick County Assessor's Office.

For some properties, you can easily find the most recent tax assessment by looking up the property address with our property records search. You can also use our Merrick County Property Tax Calculator to estimate your property tax based on median tax values (results open in new page).

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Data Sources: Our property tax data is based on a 5-year study of median property tax rates conducted from 2006 through 2010.

United States Census Property Tax Data
U.S. Census Bureau
American Community Survey, 2006-2010
The Tax Foundation Property Tax Data
The Tax Foundation
Property Tax Calculations, July 2012
nebraska Property Tax Data
Nebraska Department of Revenue
Tax Statistics & References